Whole Bird Bulk Packaging
bird bulk packaging involves boxing multiple whole birds. Entire birds
are placed in a plastic-lined box. Liners are sealed, the container is
weighed, ice is added and the container is sealed. Filled containers are
then shipped or stored. Tasks unique to this operation include:
Whole Bird Individual Packaging
bird individual packaging involves packing the gizzard, liver, and heart with
the whole bird and placing it in a bag. Individual bagged birds are then packed in boxes and iced for shipping. Packed boxes are placed on pallets
for removal from the processing area. Tasks unique to this operation include:
- Task 1: Giblet Packer: Inserts heart, liver, and gizzard
back into body cavity.
- Task 2: Bagger: Inserts whole bird into individual bag.
- Task 3: Bag Sealer: Pushes air out of and seals bag.